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Inclusion & Accessibility
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Did you know every iPhone is accessible?

Back in 2009 when Apple launched the iPhone 3GS, they also unveiled their accessibility features. This iOS release in 2009 was the start of Apple’s mobile accessibility journey which allowed people with sight loss to interact with touch screen devices.

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1.1.1: Non-text Content

We often take for granted the sheer amount of information and content contained in an image, chart, animation, or map. WCAG 1.1.1 Non-Text Content allows information like this to be consumed by people with visual impairments and similar disabilities.

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What Are the WCAG 2.1 Guidelines and Why Do They Matter?

As the accessibility arm of the NCBI, Ireland’s national sight loss agency, IA Labs is committed to ensuring that accessibility and inclusion are not something reserved for a lucky few. Access and inclusion are fundamental rights, yet many companies and organisations fall short of guaranteeing these rights to people with disabilities.